No Way But North
Welcome to No Way But North! Where we talk about the miracles of recovery and the tools used to achieve them. This show is a journey through the amazing stories of recovery from addiction and a peek into what makes those stories possible. Every guest is either a person seeking recovery or a professional in the field of addiction treatment. Join us as we seek to share life changing information and recovery with our guests and with you!
Episode 24 – 0:00 / 32:32 Daniel’s Story: The Disease Model of Addiction and The Disease Model of Treatment
In this episode, we are joined by Daniel, Northpoint and Ashwood’s primary counselor, to discuss the disease model of addiction. “Every human being is the author of his own health or disease.” – Gautama Siddhartas
TANNER’S STORY: 12-YEAR-OLD DRUG EXPERIMENTATION TO FINDING HOPE AND SUPPORT IN AFTERCARE.
Tanner is a 3 time Northpoint graduate and an Ashwood alumnus. Tanner grew up moving around and eventually ended up in Boise. Believing he was born an addict, Tanner’s story starts young and fortunately ends younger than most. Tanner is an active mem…
AMY’S INSIGHTS: THE PREVALENCE OF CO-OCCURRING DISORDERS IN DRUG AND ALCOHOL ADDICTION
Amy Houser is a Utilization review specialist for Northpoint Recovery with an impressively diverse resume. Amy has worked as a case worker at an Idaho prison, a crisis counselor at a local university and even ran her own Medicaid clinic. Amy joins us…
SARAH’S STORY: CHILDHOOD ANXIETY AND PERFECTIONISM TO FINDING PEACE IN RECOVERY
Sarah C., alumna of Northpoint Idaho, shares her recovery journey….
TOM’S STORY 1: FREEING YOURSELF FROM SHAME AND GUILT
In this episode, we are joined by Tom, Northpoint Recovery’s utilization review specialist, to discuss how to free yourself from shame and guilt. “Unlike guilt, which is the feeling of doing something wrong shame is the feeling of being something wro…
BRET’S STORY – OVERCOMING ADDICTION
In this episode, we are joined by Bret, Northpoint Recovery’s billing specialist and alumna, to discuss optimism and hope during recovery. In her powerful quote: “Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and c…
TODD’S TAKE: THE CULTURE OF MEDICATION
We are joined by Todd, a Board certified Physician’s Assistant, who has worked in the mental health industry for over 10 years. Todd is eager to discuss the role of psychiatry in addiction and mental health treatment. We take a look at American cultu…
CRYSTAL’S STORY: USING DRUGS TO STOP THE PAIN AND RETAINING RECOVERY IN ADULTHOOD
Crystal joins us to share her journey to recovery. She shares with us the events leading up to her seeking treatment followed by her experience. Facing relapse Crystal had two choices. Join us to find out how she once again found meaningful recovery….
ERIKA’S MISSION: ADHD DIAGNOSIS AND CORRELATION OF ADDICTION
Erika Scarberry, a counselor at Ashwood recovery covers a topic that is personally close to her life. ADHD diagnosis is largely considered overly diagnosed. What are the effects of those who are either misdiagnosed and prescribed mind altering substa…
EVAN’S STORY: GROWING UP WITHOUT A GUIDEBOOK TO BEING A BETTER MAN THAN YESTERDAY
Evan Beales, the Northpoint Recovery admissions supervisor, is joining No Way but North for the second time to share with us his story of Recovery. Evan has 6 years of recovery, is a Boise transplant from Seattle and someone who is always pushing him…
WELCOME TO NO WAY BUT NORTH
Welcome to No Way but North! After 15 episodes following incredible stories of addiction and delving into clinical topics with the hopes of furthering someone’s recovery we have made the jump to video. In this first episode of our new video podcast J…